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The Ann Arbor Public Schools celebrated Black History Month in February with a wide variety of special events and lessons. The district however incorporates black history into the curriculum of all subjects throughout the year. …
“I think education is crucial if we want to understand the world around us and we want to be aware of who we’re going to be voting for,” says Community High School student Toya Pace.
”We are extremely proud of our students who have achieved National Merit Semi-Finalist status. We recognize the effort it takes to master the range of subject areas tested and we applaud these Semi-Finalists for rising to the challenge and excelling,” says Superintendent Jeanice Swift.
Teacher consultant Barbara Gildersleeve will talk about assistive technology (AT) and show students how to make these easy, inexpensive pencil fidgets. Story and photos by Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Pattengill Elementary’s ‘Tech it Out’ on …
Thanks to Menlo Innovation providing space, the event also gave AAPS a chance to let the community see the science, technology, engineering, arts, and math or STEAM offerings across the district. This includes Project Lead the Way in Kindergarten through 12th grade and FIRST Robotics Teams.
Ann Arbor Public Schools will host its 32nd annual College Fair from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29, at Pioneer High School. The event is open to all students and all families in …
This year’s Career and Technical Education Career Night hosted by Huron High School gave students in many programs the chance to demonstrate some of the skills they have been learning this year.
By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Two events running simultaneously at Huron High School from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6 will give visitors an up-close look at some exciting programs offered at …
Story and video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News It’s an exciting year at Ann Arbor Public Schools, which is now the only district in the state to offer Project Lead the Way curriculum in each …
“We don’t want students just learning by rote, we want them learning how to be thinkers, and changers, and movers and we want them thinking about how to create, and how to survive in a world that’s more technology based,” says Rec and Ed Life-Long Learning Manager Kim Smith
The five Skyline seniors accepted to Princeton include (left to right): Christopher Wilks; Kalana Athukorala (who chose the University of Michigan); Micaela Keller; Olivia Foster; and Shreya Menon (who chose Harvard University). Photo by Jo …
“I think it gives kids a chance to get a jump start on what it’s like to interview for jobs, and become part of the working world. As far as being an eighth grader and having a chance to do this now I think it will give them an advantage later on when they actually are interviewing for jobs,” says Doug Martelle from the Ann Arbor Police Department.
“Ann Arbor is a cultural place, there are cultures from all over the world in Ann arbor, so I think it’s important that the kids get to know different cultures and get to know different ways of doing things. That’s important for the business community also because we all need to learn from other areas and how other people do things,” says David Norton from Bank of Ann Arbor.
Slideshow by Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor The action on the field at Huron High School Thursday reflected two of Ann Arbor Public Schools’ core values: working together, and respect for all. On the …
“We began to think about the match between the man and the location. We couldn’t think of a better match because we know your commitment to early childhood and to what it means, not just for their K-12 experience, but for their entire lifetime,” Superintendent Jeanice Swift says about the W. Scott Westerman, Jr. Preschool & Family Center.